Derrick Moore is a senior vice president at CBRE. He is widely recognized in business and commercial real estate circles as an industry leading expert on retail in Los Angeles. Derrick’s know-how has led to hundreds of deals in mixed-use residential developments, neighborhood retail, and office retail – all in LA’s rich urban core. Derrick’s success throughout his career has been centered on two core business philosophies: Building long-term, trust-based relationships with his clients, and understanding the needs of a growing and changing marketplace.
Derrick began his career with CBRE, where he formed the Urban Retail Properties group. He then spent five years at Avison Young, before rejoining CBRE in 2018. As one of the city’s most fervent ambassadors, Derrick maintains close relationships with developers, landlords, retailers, restaurateurs, and other retail professionals to ensure comprehensive knowledge of the retail industry. Derrick continues to demonstrate a personal and professional commitment to the Downtown Renaissance and emerging markets.
Derrick’s experience, deep client relationships and local market expertise create a unique value proposition for both landlords and tenants in today’s challenging retail environment. As part of CBRE’s dynamic environment, Derrick and his team stand apart from other providers in their ability to deliver strategic analysis and recommendations on critical issues facing retailers and restaurants today.
He is also credited with numerous high profile restaurant transactions in DTLA including Bottega Louie, Rivera, and the Lazy Ox Canteen.
In his 19-year career, Derrick has been able to utilize his large scale corporate experience along with the specialization of a boutique firm for the benefit of his clients. He has partnered with numerous national and local tenants to establish and/or expand their presence.